Giveaway: Printcopia Canvas Prints!

March 19, 2013 | By Brent Almond | DESIGN STUFF, MAKING MEMORIES, THINGS DAD DIGS

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One of the perks of being a blogger for any length of time is getting nifty stuff to review. Even better is when it’s something that you genuinely end up liking. Such is the case with the canvas print from Printcopia I was asked to create and review for a very cool giveaway that YOU need to enter! (details below)

Not surprisingly, I’m pretty picky extremely anal about what goes on the walls of my house or office. No “off-the-rack” posters, prints or artwork in this Designer Daddy’s personal gallery. Yet that’s not to say I only buy expensive artwork. My main requirement is that it has a story — a painting by my favorite local artist, a framed poster from a trip to Prague, or a charcoal sketch I did in college — it’s gotta be personal, otherwise it’s just decoration.

However we don’t have many photos on the wall. We’ve got plenty scattered throughout the house on bookshelves and dressers; but even more odd, we don’t have more than a couple of photos of our son on the wall… or anywhere. I’ve posted a bazillion on Facebook, Instagram and my blog, and I’ve got a folder in iPhoto for every month since he was born. But since becoming parents, getting photos actually printed, picking out a frame, etc. just takes time we ain’t got.

This is what excited me about Printcopia. It was a way to put up a photo of JJ along with the artwork on the wall and have it fit in — not just in size, but in quality.

I’ve had one photo print made before through another company, and while the quality was good, it only came in one size/shape — square. Printcopia can do square plus a bevy of other sizes ranging from 8″ x 8″ to 30″ x 40.” And not just canvas prints, but also sleek acrylic prints, framed prints, panoramics, decorative wall decals, and yes, even old school photo prints. Images for all of these can be uploaded from Facebook, Instagram, or your desktop/photo library.

But my favorite feature was being able to choose any color I wanted for the edges of the canvas. As a designer, having the ability to customize the details is vital (I’m a dork like that). For my print, I chose a favorite from our trip to Italy. Our living room (where the print now lives) has a warm, bright color palette, so being able to sample the orange in JJ’s shirt and make that the border color was pretty dang awesome.

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NOW ABOUT THAT GIVEAWAY…
I’ve partnered with several other parent bloggers so we could get a bigger booty.
The winner will receive THREE canvas prints:
one 8″ x 10″
one 11″ x 14″
one 16″ x 20″

Keep in mind Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are coming up. Enter this contest (and win)… Shopping for your spouse, parents or in-laws? Done. And WAY better than smelly soap or a tie.

 

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Original photo

 

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Printcopia canvas print, in our living room. The only thing I Photoshopped out were the crayon marks on the wall. (Canvas is 16″ x 20″)

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a Rafflecopter giveaway

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The giveaway runs for two weeks (ends 11:59pm April 2nd), and the winner will be contacted within 7 days. If you have any questions, email orenmil@bloggerfather.com. Oren (AKA A Blogger and a Father) headed up this contest and will be responsible for prize fulfillment. Contest is open to US residents, 18 and older.

(PS: Printcopia has several sister sites that sell car magnets, banners, and bandit signs.)

13 Responses to “Giveaway: Printcopia Canvas Prints!”

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  6. Nicole Vosburgh says:

    I would love to put on some of our family vacation photos.

  7. Paige says:

    On my freshly painted barren walls, thanks for the opportunity.

  8. Kate Jarvi says:

    I would put the canvases either in our hallway or on the wall, going up the stairs. Brent, I LOVE the photo you chose to have enlarged. The way your guys’ hands mimic the lines of the sidewalks – all leading to your sweet guy – just great.

  9. Dan says:

    Canvas prints are the best. They look great in any room of the house.

    The trick is getting all the kids to look at the camera & smile. The easy part is getting it printed with companies such as Printcopia.

  10. mathew katz says:

    I put them up in my new apartment

  11. Carol says:

    I love canvas prints..and really need to print more of my stuff. This would be great.

  12. Carol says:

    Oops…and I would put them in my family room :)

  13. [...] These guys offer many different options to show off and display all of you greatest photos.  One of the best if the canvas print.  It gives you the look of a bright, crisp photo, as well as the depth and character of a canvas.  It is the best of both worlds as far as I am concerned.  For a little more about the canvas prints offered by Printcopia, read a review of one over at Designer Daddy. [...]

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